A warm welcome to Shannon, TLA’s latest columnist, who will be focusing on the intersection of plus size and LGBTQ-focused intimates. Shannon is an art historian, sewist, bulldog owner, queer person, and femme dandy. She’s invited TLA readers to write to her with their article suggestions at email@example.com. You can also find her on Instagram @rare.device. We were able to hire Shannon as a direct result of the TLA Patreon. […]
Maude Nibelungen is the founder and designer behind her eponymous avant-garde knitwear label Maude Nibelungen. Whether you are a lingerie novice or expert, you’ve probably heard of the “lingerie as outerwear” trend. It’s an easy trend to understand; with the variety of beautiful underthings available and the amount of money one can spend on them, it only seems logical to want to share these purchases with the world. Lingerie as […]
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I hate wearing pants. Truly. I live my life in slip dresses, vintage skirts, flirty loungewear, and cute cut-offs. I also live in New York City, where commuting means at least 30 minutes of walking and sitting on public transportation in below-freezing temperatures for 3 months out of the year. But I don’t have to compromise my comfort for the warmth of a pair […]
Fashion is my form of personal self expression but I can recognize that it doesn’t exist in a bubble. There’s something about my personal style that needs to be seen and heard. I know that for me at least this stems from existing in a body that is so often invisible in fashion. And that invisibility definitely carries over to lingerie as well. Over the past few years, incorporating lingerie into my personal style has been empowering. Even though I totally got into the camisole and jeans combo in the early 2000s, I never thought I would reach the point where I feel most myself wearing a sheer shirt that shows my bra.
I just can’t even come up with the words to describe my feelings for this gown. If ever there was a dressing gown that embodied Hollywood glamour – that was pure, undiluted, old school, cigarette holder, dripping jewels allure – this is it. The Emerald & Palm Dressing Gown has no shame about being what it is, and what it is over the top, lascivious, inspired luxury. There’s no attempt […]